A Collegiate Week in Comedy
– Jon Glaser is joining the cast of Parks and Recreation.
– Abby Elliott gets an arc on How I Met Your Mother.
– Rob Riggle is set to make football jokes for Fox’s NFL Sunday pregame coverage.
– We looked at some great college improv groups.
– We examined British comedies you should be glad you’ve never seen.
– We analyzed chicken impressions from Arrested Development.
– We looked back on the disaster that was the 1997 comedy pilot for The Justice League of America.
– We read the best college humor publications.
– We found the lost roles of Chris Rock.
– We looked back at Johnny Carson, The Tonight Show, and NBC.
– We found out what our favorite comedians were up to in college.
– We discovered the power of slow comedy.
– We looked inside the Second City’s comedy studies program.
– We looked at how college comedies are watched by all ages of dudes.
– We dug into the archives with Joan Rivers.
– We followed @OldManWeldon on Twitter.
And finally, here are your Top Five Web Comedy Videos of the Week:
The Indoor Kids – “Adam Pally jams on NBA 2K12″
Rejected Pitches – “Pulp Fiction”
Get Your War On – “Tampa”
I’m Too Fragile For This – “Birthday”
“Father-Son Chat with Alan Thicke”